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Juan Soto exits Nationals’ loss with left calf injury

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Washington star outfielder Juan Soto exited Sunday’s loss in opposition to the Miami Marlins with a left calf harm, the Nationals introduced. He underwent an MRI after the sport.

The harm appeared to happen within the third inning when Soto pointed at his calf after making a throw from the outfield. Soto was later taken out within the fourth inning. 

“We’ll reevaluate him and see what’s occurring,” supervisor Dave Martinez advised reporters postgame.

Juan Soto
Juan Soto
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Soto has been scorching as of not too long ago earlier than his harm. The outfielder went on an eight-game hitting streak earlier than being walked twice Sunday.

The dearth of Soto’s presence gained’t assist Washington, both. The Nationals are at present lifeless final within the NL East with a 29-52 document.

“Oh, yeah, it’s terrifying, clearly,” Nationals first baseman Josh Bell mentioned. “Fingers crossed that it’s not something too, too time-consuming. We’ll see. I do know he’s in all probability going to get the outcomes again right here quickly. I do know we’re all holding our breath for him. I assume time will inform.”